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Soccer players at night in Barcelona
January 28, 2011

Soccer, Barcelona

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During the frenzy of the days leading up to the 2010 FIFA World Cup final won by Spain, I came across these "aficionado" players, who are enjoying a game in a stubborn field that found its place in the midst of the dense city of Barcelona.

(This photo and caption were submitted to the 2010 National Geographic Photography Contest.)

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Photograph by Oriol Tarridas

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